ProTraining Courses are the only licensed CPD Accredited provider of Mental Health First Response in Ireland

CPDWhat is Mental Health First Response?

Mental Health First Response is the initial help given to someone that is in experiencing a Mental Health crisis. This training programme aims at giving participants the skills that they may need to respond to a Mental Health Emergency. It will teach the MHFR’s how to assist people who are developing a Mental Health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing problem or are in a Mental Health crisis, until professional help is received.

Course Contents:

  • What is Mental Health and Mental Ill Health
  • Common Mental Health conditions including depression, anxiety disorders, panic disorders, obsessive compulsive disorders and post traumatic stress disorders
  • Stress, signs and symptoms and factors that increase stress
  • The impact of poor Mental Health on a person
  • Common harmful coping strategies including substance misuse, eating disorders and self harm
  • Signs of individual who uses harmful coping strategies
  • What is our REACH approach
  • Stigma surrounding Mental Health
  • Empathy and its importance in Mental Health First Response
  • How to approach a person with a Mental Health issues
  • Scenarios we may encounter in the workplace
  • Ways to improve Mental Health and Well Being
  • Helping to guide the person to the correct supports available

Mental Health First Response Accreditation
Certified by ProTraining Courses & Accredited by CPD (Continuing Professional Development)

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